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Wildfowling ban

January 3, 2010 News Editor

Shooting certain species of wildfowl has been temporarily suspended because of the severe weather across the country. Species such as ducks, geese and shore waders […]

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Fatal road collision in Lochs

January 2, 2010 News Editor

About 0630 hours today, Saturday 2nd January 2010, the emergency services were advised that a road traffic accident had occurred on the A859 Stornoway to […]

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Debt up 40%

January 2, 2010 News Editor

As families feel the pinch of the recession over the holidays, SNP MSP Dave Thompson has repeated his calls for a cap on interest rates […]

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Stornoway New Year fireworks extravaganza

December 31, 2009 News Editor

Biting cold might be forecast for this New Year’s Eve but the traditional Stornoway fireworks will go ahead as planned from 12.30am to welcome in […]

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Comhairle and Police Issue Winter Travel Warning

December 29, 2009 News Editor

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and the Police are advising drivers in the Western Isles to take extra care over the next few days as low […]

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Model view of stornoway town hall

December 28, 2009 News Editor

Stornoway town hall campaigners have welcomed the recent release of a computer generated model by the council which illustrates their proposals . The proposals include […]

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Hebrides visitors boost

December 26, 2009 News Editor

The latest Visitor Attraction Barometer, the final one to be published in 2009, revealed that just short of 270,000 people enjoyed visitor attractions in the […]

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Plane damaged at Stornoway airport

December 24, 2009 News Editor

By Annie Smith Air passengers were left grounded yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) at Stornoway airport when a Flybe plane was damaged on the run way. Passengers […]

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Beating the big freeze

December 23, 2009 News Editor

Households across the Hebrides are being urged to act now to cut winter fuel bills as an Arctic blast hits Scotland. With the Met office […]

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Stornoway Town Hall Video Clip

December 23, 2009 News Editor

A 3D ‘walkthrough’ showing the proposed changes to Stornoway Town Hall is now available on the Comhairle website at http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/press/091215.asp. Hebrides Today brings you the […]

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Hebrides feature in winter white campaign

December 22, 2009 News Editor

VisitScotland’s Winter White campaign is well underway. It’s a ÂŁ1.3 million campaign aimed at the UK & Ireland market during the traditionally quiet months from November […]

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Gaelic career opportunities

December 22, 2009 News Editor

Bòrd na GĂ idhlig, the Gaelic development agency, has welcomed confirmation that new career pathways and research opportunities will be created in Gaelic studies through the […]

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More Scots turning to local food

December 22, 2009 News Editor

Scotland’s thriving food and drink industry is well placed to inspire other sectors into recovery in 2010. Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead made the bold […]

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New competition to tee up local heroes

December 22, 2009 News Editor

A brand new initiative, lead by VisitScotland, will see the national tourism body team up with some of Scotland’s best known golf resorts in the […]

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Bòrd na Gàidhlig submits action plan on learning and using Gaelic

December 22, 2009 News Editor

Bòrd na GĂ idhlig, the principal public body promoting and developing Gaelic, has submitted an Action Plan to Scottish Ministers detailing its proposals for an acceleration […]

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Proposal to infill or partially infill bayhead estuary

December 21, 2009 News Editor

Stornoway Port Authority has been advised that Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has secured funding “for the infill of the Bayhead Estuaryâ€?. To date no formal […]

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Back to Fitness!

December 21, 2009 News Editor

The Physiotherapy Department in Western Isles Hospital has introduced an innovative new programme for clients, in partnership with Lewis Sports Centre. The Back to Fitness […]

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Inappropriate Use of 999 Service

December 21, 2009 News Editor

Following an influx of emergency calls to the Northern Constabulary Force Operations Centre over the weekend, Police would like to remind members of the public […]

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Healthy start vitamins free this winter

December 21, 2009 News Editor

NHS Western Isles will be one of the only NHS Boards in Scotland to provide free of charge Healthy Start vitamin drops to children between […]

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ÂŁ4.1M boost for shellfish waters of loch leurbost

December 21, 2009 News Editor

The important shellfish waters of Loch Leurbost in the Western Isles have received a major boost with completion of a ÂŁ4.1million Scottish Water project. In […]